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City of Kenmore (Ordinance) Creates a defense to eviction where the rent was unpaid during the public health emergency or a substantial increase...

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On Monday January 10, 2022, the City of Spokane passed an ordinance parroting language directly from the Governor's expired eviction...

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Seattle's population grew by about 50,000 people between July 2018 and May 2021, but the city saw a net loss of 785 rental properties according to...

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Governor Inslee’s eviction “Bridge” is scheduled to end on October 31.

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We have defined this terminology below to better inform our members and the housing industry, tenants of our communities and residential property...

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To help meet renters’ needs in the current multifamily housing climate, cities and states are starting to take a closer look at move-in...

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In many places across the state, rents are still below pre-pandemic levels, yet costs for housing providers have continued to rise. Those increased...

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Here's what you need to know...

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Under the “Bridge Moratorium,” August 2021 provides a change of responsibilities for both the housing provider and tenant.

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On Tuesday, June 29, the King County Council passed an ordinance creating local tenant protections for parts of unincorporated King County.

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On Tuesday, June 29, 2021 the Governor published an updated moratorium on evictions, dubbed the “Bridge Moratorium.” This moratorium expands the...

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Today, Governor Inslee announced he will be extending the state's eviction moratorium through September 30 by creating a bridge Proclamation. 

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